May 2015 : Newsletter
June Sale Specials!! Don't miss our annual June sale, 1st - 13th, for 20% off tools, glazes, and L&R clay!! We will also have lots of bargains on wheels, kilns, and other goodies. Bring your cash, checkbook, or credit card. Sorry, no purchase orders.


 Claydog Website Gallery Check out some of our very own claydog works.  Click on Gallery (far right) above.  Besides showing some of our own pieces, we will be featuring a different guest artist every few months.  Our guest right now is Keith Ekstam, a professor of Art & Design at MSU. Keith has even had a hand in shaping the future (for better or worse) of several claydogs. Woof!


 Coyote Glazes Are Here at L&R!!!

The Claydogs are running with the Coyotes!

We now have over 60 different Coyote Glazes in stock, including the Shino, the Mottled, the Celadon, and Archie's Glazes Series.  These are all Cone 5 - 6 glazes and at the moment we have them mostly in pints, but we will be happy to order any of the Coyote glazes in whatever quantity, wet or dry, that you need.

Click on the tile above to visit Coyote's website.


First Friday Night Art Walk On the first Friday of every month throughout Springfield's downtown galleries, artist's studios, and other venues, you can view and purchase the latest sculpture, pottery, blown glass, photography, paintings, and more. There is also a wide selection of great restaurants, refreshing beverages, and plenty of live music.  Come see the exciting side of Springfield, MO. Several Commercial Street venues have been added to First Friday Art walk with free shuttles running between downtown and Commercial. For more information on Springfield events visit


First Saturday Night Art Stroll Historically, the old Downtown Branson area has been host to several different events.   Now Branson is pleased to announce another venue to the Historic Downtown Branson area . . . The First Saturday Night Art Stroll.  Monthly from 4 - 9 pm (March - December)  Experience art in the Ozarks while visiting beautiful downtown Branson.  For more information or to sponsor, call Karla Daniel at 417-230-8416.  To check out more events in Branson, visit


L&R Gift Certificate Can't decide what to get for the Holidays? Why not give that artist a gift certificate? It is a great way to celebrate the holidays, birthdays, Mothers' Day, or any day. Certificates are available in any amount and are good for all merchandise in our store and even kiln firings.


Nixa Area Arts Council Encouraging Arts & Creativity

The Nixa Area Arts Council is a non-profit organization established to create and support art programs that strengthen the community and enrich the lives of Nixa area residents. For more information please contact 417-830-6802


Eureka Springs School of the Arts

To view the ESSA 2008 Schedule of Events, or to register, go to  For more information, call: 479-253-5384.

Classes offered in Precious Metal Clay, Figure Drawing, Watercolor, Wood Turning, Oils, Clay: Sculpture and Wheel Throwing, Weaving, & More.



UP COMING EVENTS If you like us to list your upcoming events please email us at subject line Events.



Classified Ads

If you would like us to advertise your used equipment for free, please email us at or give us a call at 417-725-2606.
  • Claydog Ware Racks are back! $375. All welded angle iron construction with heavy duty casters.  10 level, 20 shelf capacity. Includes set of 12 boards. 71" tall x 35" wide x 24" deep.


  • New at L&R! MKM Stamps, Rollers, & Ribs


  • Kick Wheel for Sale: The Salem High School art dept has a Thomas Stuart w/motor for $500 in excellent condition. Contact or call 573-247-5652 for more information.


  • Skutt KM-818 Kiln, 240V, 1ph, Like brand new with Skutt furn. kit, extra shelves, and posts. $1600. Brent ie wheel, with 8 bats, and stool. $500. Lots of glazes for sale, Coyote, Amaco, and homemade. Prices based on volume.  Contact Joanna at 417-681-0331 or email


  • Skutt KM-1027 Kiln: Cone 10, 7 cubic ft., 240 v, 1ph, never been fired, comes with shelves and posts. As is $2250. Skutt 231 Cone 8, 240 v, 1ph, with kiln sitter, shelves and posts. As is $400.  For more info or pictures, email Michael at


  • Shimpo 30" Slab Roller,  new at L&R. Only $800. Check out all the specifications at


  • Brent J Kick Wheel (without motor drive) Only $600.  Contact Susan at 417-741-6630 or email to


  • Cress Kiln Model B27H 220 volt, in perfect condition with shelves, posts, stilts, and other misc. supplies. 23.5" wide, 27" deep, 7 cubic feet.  All priced at only $600.  Call Linda James at 417-533-8918.


  • Cress Kiln Model FX-27P, with large assortment of shelves, posts, stilts, and stackers. Too many extras to list here! Very good shape. All for $1500. Contact Sharon for info or pictures at


  • Paragon Janus 23 Model Kiln for sale. Used only 4 times. Like brand new with furniture kit. Asking $2750. Also have Brent Pottery Wheel, asking $375. Contact Michael Ensign at for more info and pictures.


  • Creative Industries Big Boss Pottery Wheel: Comes with asst. bats, tools, and some glazes. All for $500. Contact Keith at for more info or pictures. Springfield MO area.